Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Amaratto stout or porter
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-07-2012, 05:27 AM   #1
MedicineMan
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Ramon, California
Posts: 88
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Amaratto stout or porter

I was thinking of adding amaretto to a oatmeal stout or a porter recipe, any thoughts?


MedicineMan is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
ChillWill
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Posts: 869
Liked 20 Times on 17 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I think it'd go really well in a coffee porter as coffee mixes well with it.

Or coffee stout with some lactose?


ChillWill is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #3
MedicineMan
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Ramon, California
Posts: 88
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

I like the idea of a coffee stout with the lactose
MedicineMan is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 09:46 PM   #4
BeerLogic
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Posts: 181
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default

Forget the coffee! This is a great idea - I can't believe I never thought of it! Add a bottle of amaretto to the secondary or the appropriate amount at bottling. I bet it'll be fantastic!

Actually, I've got a generic dry stout in the primary right now that I was going to add some coffee to. I think you might have inspired me to try this.
__________________
Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
BeerLogic is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2012, 10:06 PM   #5
BeerLogic
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Posts: 181
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default

And you've got me thinking about some weird things, now, too. Amaretto + mixed lambic culture = amaretto sour beer?
__________________
Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
BeerLogic is offline
KnightRyder Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 12:17 AM   #6
MedicineMan
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Ramon, California
Posts: 88
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

If you add the amaretto let me know how it turns out.
MedicineMan is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 12:26 AM   #7
kiwibrew
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Brighton, MI
Posts: 79
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

I think you would get the almond flavor, but it may be different than you expect because there is a lot of sugar that will ferment out and then might not taste the same
kiwibrew is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 01:06 AM   #8
KnightRyder
Junior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
KnightRyder's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Posts: 52
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

BeerLogic....Amaretto sour beer...that is brilliant! Someone do that and let us know.
I too am wondering about the Amaretto coffee...might have to try that.
If wanted, here is an AWESOME recipe for homemade Amaretto at a fraction of the cost of Disaronno:
http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Amaretto/Detail.aspx
KnightRyder is online now
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 02:19 PM   #9
tmags711
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posts: 57
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Most grocery stores sell Almond Extract for baking. The smell is IDENTICAL to amaretto and the taste is pretty similar. I had the same idea but have decided to go with extract instead (haven't brewed yet, just another recipe in the pipeline). I'm thinking a strong, toasty stout with the extract added in secondary. Hopefully the almond/amaretto is strong on the nose and then slides away with the full body of the stout.
__________________
That beer tasted like another....
tmags711 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 11:56 PM   #10
MedicineMan
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Ramon, California
Posts: 88
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

I think I'm going to split my batch 3 ways, I'm going to try the amaretto, the extract and just leaving it as is.


MedicineMan is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools



Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS